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Hooper Ranch

The Hooper Ranch is comprised of two parcels totaling 275.5 acres in a scenic agricultural area that supports orchards, row crops and grain crops. The primary use of this land is being used for the cultivation of field crops that are planted on a rotational basis....

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Ming

It was a crisp morning out at Steamboat Acres when Ms. Ming’s fourth grade class from Westwood Elementary arrived. The excitement on their faces said it all when they found out they got to take a ride through the farm on a wagon! The excitement didn’t end...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Swartwood

Ms. Swartwood’s fourth grade class had a ton of fun learning about tree crops, pollination, hybrid breeding, composting and much more out at Steamboat Acres. They also got to pick their own ear of glass gem corn to husk and unveil the beautiful colors –...

“Old Aggie” – A Fresno State Icon

“Old Aggie,” is an old 1938 International farm truck that was a symbol of Fresno State’s dedication to agriculture. Looking back, “Old Aggie” was rescued by Bill Jones, former California Secretary of State, from the wrecking yard in 1969...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Troutner

It was a beautiful day out at Steamboat Acres where Ms. Troutner’s fourth grade class had a great time learning about different varietals of squash, experiencing the equipment used to plant corn, and understanding the importance of pollination. The class then...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Van Vranken

It was a beautiful day to visit Steamboat Acres for a field trip! Ms. Van Vranken’s fourth grade class had the fortunate opportunity to visit the beautiful delta to learn from farmer Michael. They learned about various types of squash, how to recycle even when...

Pumpkins & the Origin of Jack O’Lanterns

Pumpkins & the Origin of Jack O’Lanterns California is one of the top five producers of pumpkins in the US. Nearly all California pumpkins are produced for the fresh market, sold directly to stores or right off the farm. Fresh market pumpkins are grown for the...

Pumpkin Spice & 2 Things Nice

We scoured Pinterest for you, we tested recipes, and found our favorites for this seasonal flavor – Enjoy! Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. Ground Cinnamon 2 tsp. Ground Ginger 2 tsp. Nutmeg 1-1.5 tsp. Ground Allspice 1-1.5 tsp. Ground Cloves...

Denis and Terri Prosperi Living Trust

The Denis and Terri Prosperi Living Trust property is located in the beautiful Madera County. This property is comprised of roughly 93 acres of fruitful wine grape vineyards. The property was permanently protected by an Agricultural Conservation Easement in...

Cecchini Farm

The Cecchini Farm is located in the beautiful Contra Costa county. Being in the family for over 70 years, this 520.7 acre easement makes a great addition to our list. Closing in October of 2017, we look forward to many years of watching this property grow!

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